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Tracking the Economy: This Time Is Different
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Presentation: Thursday, MArch 3, 2016

As the domestic economic expansion nears its seventh anniversary, the curious shape of this cycle and its deviation from global trends poses both threats and opportunities.

In this session we’ll consider the current economic environment, the influence of international economies on our own, the impact of changing monetary policy on the business environment, and the role that politics might play in all these things. We will conclude with some observations about the implications for financial markets and interest rates as well.

Speaker

G. Scott Clemons, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist, Brown Brothers Harriman & Company

ABout Scott Clemons

Scott Clemons joined BBH&Co. in 1990, and has held a variety of investment roles at the firm over the past 25 years. His career began in international equities, where he was an analyst and portfolio manager of European and Asian equities, working out of the firm’s New York and London offices throughout the 1990s. In 2001 he broadened his responsibilities into domestic equity management and research as well, and then from 2005 through 2010 managed the New York office of the firm’s Private Wealth Management business. In 2010 he was appointed Chief Investment Strategist, and is today one of the firm’s primary writers and speakers on topics related to the economy, financial markets and investing. Scott is a frequent contributor to print and broadcast media.

Scott is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Outside of his professional interests, Scott serves as the President of the Grolier Club in New York City, and as Chairman of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement, the oldest foundation in the United States dedicated to basic scientific research.

Born and raised in Florida, he is a magna cum laude graduate (Classics) of Princeton University, and lives in Manhattan with his wife Karyn, a music teacher at the Brearley School. They are proud parents of young twins.

 

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